Huntbacks is a name whose history is connected to the ancient Anglo-Saxon
tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Huntbacks family once lived in a now-lost settlement called Huntbach.
Early Origins of the Huntbacks family
The surname Huntbacks was first found in Staffordshire
, where they held a family seat
from very early times.
Early History of the Huntbacks family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Huntbacks research.Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1700, 1639, 1705 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Huntbacks History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Huntbacks Spelling Variations
Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations
were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Huntbacks family name include Huntbach, Huntbachs, Huntbaches, Huntback and many more.
Early Notables of the Huntbacks family (pre 1700)
Distinguished members of the family include John Huntbach (1639-1705), an English antiquary from Featherstone, Staffordshire
. In 1700, he bought the manor of Seawall from Richard Leveson. From another line, Burke's... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Huntbacks Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Huntbacks family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland
, Canada, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Huntbacks surname or a spelling variation of the name include: bearers of the name who sailed to North America before the 20th century, where they contributed to New World society.